Oakland A’s Cap Amazing Season with Josh Reddick’s Gold Glove

Josh Reddick Oakland A's

Oakland A’s right fielder Josh Reddick won a 2012 AL Gold Glove last night for his defense in right field. To those who watched Reddick play all season, this comes as little surprise. There was of course his amazing catch […]

Adding More Veteran Pitching Not a Necessity for Oakland A’s

Brandon McCarthy Oakland A's

With the dust still settling on the World Series, the baseball universe is already turning in earnest to the off-season. Teams are kicking their preparations for 2013 into high gear, with the imminent start of free agency. The Oakland A’s […]

Oakland A’s Likely to Have Intriguing Battle at Second Base

Jemile Weeks Oakland A's

When the Oakland A’s decided to move Scott Sizemore to second base, the team opened up the possibility of a very interesting battle for the starting spot at the position. Following the trade of Cliff Pennington, Jemile Weeks initially seemed […]

Oakland A’s Should Give Chris Carter a Chance at DH in 2013

Chris Carter Oakland A's

During the 2012 season, the Oakland A’s found a creative solution to their designated hitter woes. Manager Bob Melvin platooned Seth Smith and Jonny Gomes at DH, starting Smith against right-handers, and Gomes against lefties. Smith hit .259 with 12 […]

Oakland A’s Must Work to Retain Shortstop Stephen Drew

Stephen Drew Oakland A's

The Oakland A’s and Stephen Drew face a difficult decision in deciding whether or not the shortstop should stick around for the 2013 season. Drew has a $10 million mutual option in his contract that he and the team must […]

Rookies Fueled Oakland A’s in 2012, but Can They Do it Again?

Chris Carter Josh Donaldson Oakland A's

One of the most remarkable aspects of the Oakland A’s 2012 season was the number of rookies that played a significant role in helping the team reach the playoffs. The bulk of Oakland’s rookie contributions came from the pitching staff, […]

San Francisco’s Playoff Run Intensifies Stadium Woes for Oakland A’s

O.co Coliseum Oakland A's

For Oakland A’s fans, seeing the San Francisco Giants make their second World Series in three years might be a slightly bitter pill to swallow. The fact that former A’s second baseman Marco Scutaro led the Giants to the Fall […]

Oakland A’s Place Premium on Power with Chris Young Trade

Chris Young Oakland A's

With the trade that brought outfielder Chris Young to the Oakland A’s and sent infielder Cliff Pennington to the Arizona Diamondbacks, the A’s seem to be making a statement. Power is at a premium in Oakland. In Young, the A’s acquired […]

Will the Oakland A’s Re-sign Leader Jonny Gomes?

Jonny Gomes Oakland A's

Entering baseball’s off-season, the Oakland A’s will have to make some interesting choices in the outfield. While Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Reddick and Coco Crisp have the three starting spots locked up, Oakland will have to decide which other outfielders they […]

Oakland Athletics Must Answer Questions In Offseason To Remain Contenders

Billy Beane Bob Melvin A's

In the wake of the Oakland Athletics  loss to the Detroit Tigers in game five of the ALDS, the Oakland organization and its fans immediately began to contemplate the future of the team. Hours after the loss, General Manager Billy […]